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Posted date [2012-Feb-21] (ID: 4138)
In addition to the primary function, the elementary principal shall be responsible for:
Developing and administering the general school routine, and coordinate all activities within the school building.
Participating in the selection of new teaching and classified personnel.
Observing, counseling, and motivating professional staff toward performances to attain the educational goals of the District.
Utilizing to the fullest extent possible, all available school facilities, materials, and staff service personnel.
Continually evaluating existing programs and practices, curriculum content, and pilot or experimental programs.
Maintaining an educational philosophy and school climate which encourages a cooperative and participating attitude on the part of all teachers and students.
Maintaining a standard of student behavior designed to command respect and minimize school and classroom interruptions.
Resolving student behavioral problems.
Encouraging and initiating continued improvement in curriculum and teaching methods in cooperation with Administration, subject area specialists, and faculty.
Identifying intellectual, physical, social and emotional needs affecting students’ success in school, and taking steps to direct and coordinate the efforts of teachers and parents with staff services and special education personnel.
Planning and submitting annual budget needs for the building.
Maintaining effective communication to keep the staff, students, and parents properly informed.
Orienting new personnel assigned to the school.
Having school records available and up to date for ready reference and reporting.
Planning and conducting faculty meetings as necessary.
Interpreting and clarifying relationships between teachers, subject area chairpersons, and specialized personnel in accordance with District policy.
Affecting or recommending changes which will lead to improved administration, supervision and opportunity for student development.
Making recommendations to Administration on any matter which will improve the excellence of the school.
Actively participating and encouraging staff participation in parent-teacher and other community groups, as a means of developing understanding, cooperation, and respect for school objectives and endeavors.
Review, authorize, or disapprove Authorizing all professional staff requests for instructional materials and equipment within the approved budget.
Authorizing all requests for special pupil transportation needs of the professional staff.
Attending professional conferences, seminars, and workshops in education and/or educational administration as directed.
Performing all other acts reasonable and necessary to accomplish his/her primary function as needed.
The school Principal serves as the educational leader, responsible for managing the policies, regulations, and procedures to ensure that all students are supervised in a safe traditional Islamic learning environment that meets the approved curricula and mission of the school.
Must have experience in an Islamic school setting
Must have a minimum of 8 years as a teacher/administrator
A bachelor's degree from is required, a Master's Degree is preferred